Texas Longhorns: Mitch Sherman

2013 Under Armour game already loaded

April, 20, 2012
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Mitch Sherman takes a early look at the 2013 Under Armour All-America game and its already loaded roster:

Nearly 60 football players have already pledged to play in the 2013 Under Armour All-America Game. Poll them on their motivation to participate in the event, and you'd likely receive about 60 different answers.

That's the beauty of the Under Armour Game and the week of practice prior to it -- it offers something different for every prospect involved ...

When the rosters are complete, the sixth annual Under Armour Game will include 90 of the nation's top seniors.

The game last season, played Jan. 5 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., after practices at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., featured former NFL head coaches Steve Mariucci and Herm Edwards in addition to 10 of the top 12 players in the final ESPN 150.


Mitch talked with prospect about what it means to play in the game. Read the story here.

This week's Verbal Commit podcast also takes a look at the game. Listen here Listen.

Darius James is currently the only Longhorns commit on the roster. However, the game does feature several Texas targets.

The Great State Debate Day 1

January, 16, 2012
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Zach Kline, Jeremiah Briscoe, Jameis WinstonESPN.com IllustrationWhen it comes to producing elite quarterbacks, Texas, California, Pennsylvania, Alabama and Ohio have separated themselves from the pack. From the current crop of high school signal-callers like Jameis Winston from Alabama, Zach Kline from California and


ESPN HS presents the Great State Debate looking at where the best quarterbacks are grown.

For this Great State Debate, ESPNHS has narrowed the field to the final five, researched the numbers and made a case for each state, but this is a debate nobody can argue better than the football fans who hail from the homes of the sport's greatest quarterbacks.

Texas joins Alabama, California, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the debate.

Why will Texas win?

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